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Security Fix: April 22, 2007 - April 28, 2007

Lawmakers Aim to Crack Down on Caller ID Spoofing

Congress appears poised to enact a law that would make it a crime for someone to fake their phone's caller ID information if that information belongs to an actual person who did not provide prior consent. The "Preventing Harassment Through...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 26, 2007; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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Nation's Cyber Plan Outdated, Lawmakers Told

The nation's plan and policies for protecting its critical online infrastructures is severely outdated and flawed, experts told lawmakers Wednesday at a House subcommittee hearing. "Demanding report cards, legislating under the influence of adrenaline, imagining that cyber-security is an end...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 26, 2007; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Virus Writers Taint Google Ad Links

Virus writers have been gaming Google's "sponsored links" -- the paid ads shown alongside search engine results. They are aiming to get their malicious software installed on computers whose users click onto ad links after searching for legitimate sites such...

By Brian Krebs  |  April 25, 2007; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings  
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